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Englewood Cliffs, NJ:Â€ Prentice-Hall, 1955. In which Hill describes how oxygen release in photosynthesis is linked to the light and can occur even when chloroplasts are isolated from cells. Ingen-Housz, J. (1779). Experiments upon Vegetables, Discovering that their Great Powers of Purifying the Common Air in the Sunshine, and of Injuring it in the Shade and at Night. London: P. Elmsly and H. Payne. In Great Experiments in Biology, M. L. Gabriel and S. Fogel (eds). Englewood Cliffs, NJ:Â€Prentice-Hall, 1955.
Since the dawn of the industrial age, the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased from about 280 to 385 ppm, and is rising. Compared to oxygen, there is little CO2 available to a plant. Thus, anything which improves the efficiency of a leaf to take in CO2 from the small amount available in the atmosphere favors photosynthesis. Stomata, carbon dioxide, and C 3 photosynthesis CO2 enters a plant through the stomata, the pores found, most often, on the undersurfaces of leaves (see Chapters 3 and 12).
1952). Respiration in Plants, 3rd edn. London:Â€Methuen and Co Ltd. Detailed account of early history of respiration from de Saussure onwards. Van Helmont, J-B. (1748). By experiment, that all vegetable matter is totally and Â�materially of water alone. Ortis Medicinae, 108–9. In Great Experiments in Biology, M. L. Gabriel and S. Fogel (eds). Englewood Cliffs, NJ:Â€Prentice-Hall, 1955. Translation of Van Helmont’s great experiment with willow cuttings by N. Lewis. Van Niel, C. B. (1929). Contributions to Marine Biology, Stanford:Â€Stanford University Press, 161–9.